Kate Silbaugh

Kate Silbaugh

Mom & Concussion Advocate
TEDxBeaconStreet 2013


For a small number of those with concussions, like Kate Silbaugh’s 11 year old son Duncan Jurayj, symptoms can last months and sometimes years. In this talk, learn how to reduce the odds of getting a concussion; what kinds of therapies can help those suffering from long-term concussions to get their lives back, and hear him Kate and Duncan discuss the uncomfortable weighing of concussion risk in youth sports.


Kate Silbaugh is a mother and a professor of family and education law at Boston University.